Vacancy – Community and Family Support Worker – Edinburgh

Role: Community and Family Support Worker – Edinburgh

Salary: Salary £28,800 per annum

Hours: 28 to 35 hours 

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, or their nominee

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th of September 2023


With Kids is an early intervention children’s mental health charity working in Glasgow, Edinburgh and West Lothian.  We provide individual, emotional, social and practical support to vulnerable children and their families and deliver Play Therapy throughout the communities we serve.  

We are seeking to appoint a Community and Family Support Worker, starting as soon as possible.  

This post has been funded by The Henry Smith Charity and will be carried out in the community in partnership with a number of local primary schools and 3rd sector partners. 

The post-holder will work predominantly with families from the Wester Hailes area, leading the development of community and family support networks for parents/carers and children, including the recruitment and support of volunteers.  The post-holder will support a caseload of parents/carers who are identified as requiring specific 1:1 support, as well as run a range and variety of parent and family groups and help engage and develop a supportive network of families in this community.  

Previous experience of community work and excellent communication skills are essential.

This position is funded by the Henry Smith Foundation and is fixed term to the end of October 2024, but every effort will be made to secure extended or alternative funding at that time. The post can be offered as a full time one of 35 hours per week or part time at 28 hours per week.

How to apply:  Please download the form and send your completed application form and any covering letter to  

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th of September 2023. 

Recruitment Pack

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